Our site has always been home to some incredible women. So we thought, in honor of International Women’s Day, that we’d compile our favorite works of theirs. We are extremely lucky to call them colleagues and friends, and we hope that you explore their past work, their current work, and their work in the future. – The Turf Sports Leadership Team
Sonnet for Roger Goodell
Is it dramatic to think of The Commish as the dueling head of a waring household? Yes. Yes, it definitely is. But it’s also much more fun, and much more poetic.
Take Your Daughter to the Game
I practically grew up at Candlestick Park. From a young age, I knew how the game was played. More importantly, I knew that I belonged.
What Shutting Down Sports Took from the Incarcerated
While pro and college sports remain on pause, a forgotten fan base is left with less.
The 2020 Free Agent Shortstops and the Perfect Storm
Looking into MLB’s 2020 class of free agent shortstops and the meteorological forces that affect them. Batten down the hatches, y’all.
Mike Clevinger’s Tommy John: Reassessing the Padres, Past and Future
We planned to talk about Clevinger’s Tommy John surgery on MLB Network, and then didn’t. My research and thoughts have a new home here!
Ellen’s Advanced Baseball Metrics for Relief Pitchers
A primer for all of the advanced baseball metrics for pitching used in Ellen Adair’s
How Much Does A Championship Ring Matter To A Player’s Legacy?
Estimated Reading Time: 3 MinutesOffseason Madness If you’ve been paying attention to all the madness that is the NBA off-season, you’ll know that some crazy sh*t has been going down. LeBron James is now a Laker. So are JaVale McGee (lol), Rajon Rondo (lol x 2), and Lance Stephenson (lol x 3). LeBron James with a bunch […]
When You Talk About Sports and Social Justice, Talk About the WNBA
The WNBA is often wrongfully left out of the conversation surrounding social justice. It’s time to give them the respect they deserve.
Black Culture’s Role in Sneakerhead Culture – and some of our favorite NBA Signature Sneakers!
Sneakerhead culture is on the rise, but do those new to the community know where it came from and how it started?
Katelyn Ohashi and The Simple Art of Joy
The former Olympic hopeful backflipped and tumbled her way into all of our hearts by doing something very simple. Having fun.
My Other Favorite Dream Team
And as for this years Cup, you can find me out here showing my age in one of my ’99 t-shirts while watching another generation fall in love with their own personal dream team(s). For me that is the greatest reward I will ever receive. At least from a sports perspective.
Call Me Crazy
Hopefully one thing that can all begin to agree on though is that we have to start telling the female sports figures in our lives that it is more than ok and acceptable to display their range of emotions, regardless of whether they may come out of celebration or frustration.
The Code of Mario Lemieux
Estimated Reading Time: 8 Minutes“Every day is a great day for hockey.” – Mario Lemieux He wasn’t kidding. In a sport where a team can play 100+ games a season between pre-, regular, and post-season through the Stanley Cup, every day has to be a great day. 82 games for a regular season. 31 teams […]
Reasons I’m Crying: Wonder Women in Ice Hockey
It only took 14.346 seconds for Kendall Coyne Schofield and Brianna Decker to prove that Hockey is for Everyone.
Brawling for Glory: John Scott Revisited
John Scott won hockey fights and our hearts.
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To me, Rachel Nichols is the personification of posting a black square on Instagram.
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The Free Agent Storm is upon us and it's been wild so far.